The only thing that could have stopped Cole Hamels on Saturday would have been a mid-game trade to the Cubs.
Since joining the Cubs in 2011, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have given the franchise a complete facelift.
Joe Maddon has a history of taking an outside-the-box approach in regards to how he manages each game.
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer put the onus on adding pitching depth before MLB's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline when he met with the media before Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillie
His stay was brief, but 2015 Cubs first round pick Ian Happ is hoping it won't be too long before he's manning one of the outfield spots at Wrigley Field.